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Volvo 544 B18 For Sale (1962)Here is a classic with a history that oozes love: From its birth in 1962 to 2015 the Volvo was owned by the same family that predominantly used it to drive to their summer house in (where else ?) Sweden. The odometer after these many years has a kilometer count 307,000, but those kilometers simply can not be seen on the car. It has been continuously maintained and renovated as well as rust protected, and not only presents it self beautifully and completely rust free, but is also running extremely tight and well. The paint is from 1997 and suits the Volvo´s American inspired lines exceptionally well. The interior is in similarly great condition. The underpinnings and driveline is a whole story in itself. The Volvo 544 with the original B18 engine was back in the sixties a brisk car even fresh from the factory, but this car is further optimized. In 1964 it received twin SU carburettors (like the GT model), and later the engine was tuned by the Ditlevsen Racing Team, who otherwise tuned Austin Healeys and Cooper´s for the Danish race circuit Roskilde Ring. In several steps the cylinder head was modified, new valves were fitted, the crank balanced (interestingly at the Danish Institute of Technology), a sport camshaft was fitted and all was completed with a lightened flywheel, sports manifold and a complete two-inch exhaust. This is a very well built engine, making the brown 544 something of a wolf in sheeps clothing, but at the same time cit can deliver up to 14 kilometers on a liter of petrol with relaxed driving. The original engine parts and dynamo are included with the car. All of the history of this car is unusually well documented: Starting with the original sales contract from 1962 and by a further one kilogram of papers up until present day! A unique chance to acquire a very special Volvo 544. Currently registered on Danish historic license plates.